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  • Gottlob, R.O.; Neill, C.R.; Groesbeck, C.N.; Schneider, J.D.; Frantz, N.Z.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2009-10-20)
    A total of 360 weanling pigs (initially 11.5 lb and 18 ± 3 d of age, PIC) were used in a 42-d growth assay to determine the effects of water-soluble antimicrobials and organic acids in feed and/or water on nursery pig ...
  • Main, R.G.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-02-08)
    Two trials were completed to determine the effects of weaning age on growing pig costs and revenue within a three-site production system. Cost and revenue were measured by applying operationally dependant information to ...
  • Main, R.G.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-02-08)
    Two trials (n = 5,728 weaned pigs) were conducted to determine the effects of weaning age (12 to 21.5 days) on pig performance in a three-site production system. The second trial also examined the effects of modifying nursery ...
  • Main, R.G.; Goodband, Robert D.; Tokach, Michael D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-02-08)
    Pigs (n=2272) were weaned at 12, 15, 18, or 21 days of age to determine the effect of weaning age on post-weaning belly nosing behavior and associated umbilical lesions. A reduction (quadratic, P<0.01) in belly ...
  • Ward, M.A.; Johnson, Sandra K. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2013-03-19)
    Drought, defined as less than 75% of normal rainfall, occurs once every 5 to 7 years in Northwest Kansas. Record widespread drought conditions throughout the Midwest and Western United States in 2012 resulted in an early ...
  • Neill, C.R.; Tokach, Michael D.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Minton, J. Ernest; Groesbeck, C.N.; Lawrence, K.R.; Hastad, C.W.; Gottlob, R.O.; Hildabrand, B.M.; Burkey, T.E.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Goodband, Robert D.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2009-10-20)
    An experiment was conducted to evaluate the effects of weaning time (PM or AM) on nursery-pig growth performance. The objective was to see how weanling pigs would adjust to the nursery environment if sows were removed from ...
  • Sprott, L.R.; Corah, L.R.; Kiracofe, G.H. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-02-08)
    Fertility during the first two breeding seasons was not affected by the dam's weaning weight, but lightest heifers at weaning reached puberty later, had smaller pelvic areas at calving, more difficult deliveries, had more ...
  • Mark, D.R.; Schroeder, Ted C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-06)
    The effect of several weather conditions on average daily gain (ADG) and profits is quantified for typical steers and heifers fed in commercial feedyards in Western Kansas from 1980 to 1999. ADG predictions for particular ...
  • Sullivan, M.L.; Bradford, Barry J. (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2012-09-07)
    Wet corn gluten feed (WCGF) was included in 4 diets at 0, 11, 23, and 34% of diet dry matter. Alfalfa hay was used to maintain at least 10% of particles ≥ 0.71 inches in length (the top screen of the Penn State Particle ...
  • Montgomery, Sean P.; Sindt, J.J.; Farran, T.B.; Pike, N.J.; Coetzer, C.M.; Trater, A.M.; Higgins, James J.; Drouillard, James S.; Titgemeyer, Evan C. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-08-06)
    Including 40% wet corn gluten feed (WCGF) in the diet increased total tract digestion of organic matter and neutral detergent fiber (P<0.01), reduced total volatile fatty acid concentration (P<0.01), increased rumen ...
  • Goehring, D.L.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Tokach, Michael D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Goodband, Robert D.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2012-11-28)
    Two experiments were conducted to evaluate the effects of wheat and crystalline amino acids on growth performance of nursery and finishing pigs. In Exp. 1, a total of 192 pigs (PIC, 337 × 1050, initially 26.7 lb BW) were ...
  • Pendergraft, J.S.; Mills, C.G.; Burnham, L.L.; Hines, Robert H.; Hancock, Joe D. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-04-02)
    An experiment was conducted to determine the nutritional value of wheat gluten and spray-dried porcine plasma in diets for weanling pigs. For the experiment, 120 pigs (14 lb avg initial body wt) were used in a 35-d growth ...
  • Barnes, J.A.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Nelssen, Jim L.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-11-22)
    A total of 288 pigs (PIC TR4 × 1050, initially 93.3 lb) were used in an 87-d study to determine the effects of wheat middlings and choice white grease (CWG) on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and carcass fat ...
  • De Jong, Jon A.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Tokach, Michael D.; Dritz, Steven S.; Goodband, Robert D.; Paulk, C. B.; Woodworth, Jason C.; Jones, Cassandra K.; Stark, Charles R.
    Two experiments were conducted to test the effects of wheat source and particle size in meal and pelleted diets on finishing pig performance, carcass characteristics, and diet digestibility. In Exp. 1, pigs (PIC 327 × 1050; ...
  • De Jong, Jon A.; DeRouchey, Joel M.; Tokach, Michael D.; Goodband, Robert D.; Paulk, Chad B.; Woodworth, Jason C.; Jones, Cassandra K.; Stark, Charles R.; Dritz, Steven S. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2015-04-26)
    A total of 576 pigs (PIC 327 × 1050; initially 96 lb BW) from 2 consecutive finishing groups were used to determine the effects of wheat source and particle size of pelleted diets on finishing pig growth performance, ...
  • Pope, S.; Allee, G.L. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-04-30)
    Three trials were conducted utilizing 458 pigs with an average age of 21 days to study the effects of adding whole whey, or partially delactosed whey from two sources in the diet of weaned pigs on growth, feed intake, and ...
  • Senne, B.W.; Hines, Robert H.; Dean, D.W.; Mavromichalis, I.; Froetschner, J.R.; Hancock, Joe D. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-02-19)
    No differences occurred in ADG, ADFI, F/G, digestibilities of DM and GE, dressing percentage, 10th rib fat depth, or fat free lean index in pigs fed normal vs heterowaxy sorghums. As anticipated, with the greater fiber ...
  • Auen, Lisa M.; Owensby, Clenton E. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, 2010-11-02)
    Intensive-early stocking (lES) in the Kansas Flint Hills has greatly increased livestock production efficiency. The potential for grazing of regrowth on IES pastures the following winter was studied by mowing different ...
  • Schalles, R.R.; Drake, C.L.; Kiracofe, G. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-03-17)
    Cow and calf performance under four winter nutritional levels was evaluated, using 61 purebred Polled and high grade Hereford cows randomly allotted to obtain approximately equal pregnant and open cows in each group. ...
  • Schalles, R.R.; Kiracofe, G.; Drake, C.L.; Reves, C.N. (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station, 2011-03-17)
    Cow and calf performance under four winter-nutrition levels was compared using 34 cows the first year and 87 cows the second year. Cows were maintained on the same nutrition treatment both years with additional cows ...

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